The Perihelion Effect

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perihelion January 4, 2020

Time Keeping

The Equation of Time

Equation of time From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Categories: Celestial mechanics | Timekeeping During the course of the year, the time as read from a sundial can run ahead of clock time by as much as 16 min 33 s (around October 31–November 1) or fall behind by as much as 14 min 6 s (around February 11–12). This difference, known as the equation of time, results from a combination …

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the ancients realized this relationship through yoga, ritual and self study

By observing the body’s cycle superimposed over the calendar’s these sages and shamen made predictions based on their understanding of the celestial dynamics.  As records and observations improved, the calendar has changed significantly and holidays moved to suit these observations.  The heliocentric understanding of universe seemed absurd until Galileo re-interpreted the existing data into a new paradigm. …

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Gnomon is the part of a sundial that casts the shadow

Gnomon A gnomon ([ˈnoʊmɒn], from Greek γνώμων, gnōmōn, literally: “one that knows or examines”[1][2]) is the part of a sundial that casts the shadow. The term has come to be used for a variety of purposes in mathematics and other fields. History Anaximander (610–546 BC) is credited with introducing this Babylonianinstrument to the Greeks.[3] Oenopides used the phrase drawn gnomon-wise to describe a line drawn perpendicular to another.[4] Later, the term …

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